The Tuesday Haunting: LaLaurie Mansion

The LaLaurie House is a French Quarter landmark in New Orleans. It is reportedly haunted by the ghosts of up to 25 slaves and servants, along with the deranged and murderous ghost of Madame Delphine Macarty LaLaurie, who built the home in 1832. Passersby say they hear shrieks and screams from the house. Several French Quarter ghost tours include a peek inside the home and a chance to see LaLaurie’s ghost. However, Blackman warns “only experienced ghost hunters should attempt to establish any form of communication with this spirit, whose evil nature cannot be ignored.”
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The Tuesday Haunting: LaLaurie Mansion

The LaLaurie House is a French Quarter landmark in New Orleans. It is reportedly haunted by the ghosts of up to 25 slaves and servants, along with the deranged and murderous ghost of Madame Delphine Macarty LaLaurie, who built the home in 1832. Passersby say they hear shrieks and screams from the house. Several French Quarter ghost tours include a peek inside the home and a chance to see LaLaurie’s ghost. However, Blackman warns “only experienced ghost hunters should attempt to establish any form of communication with this spirit, whose evil nature cannot be ignored.”

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